mikeromard on July 30th, 2010

Image by FunnyBiz via Flickr Cyberbullying is probably the number one area for young digital education. In the UK, a reported 22% of children and young people claim to have been the target of cyberbullying making this one of the most important new areas of behaviour to understand and to equip schools, carers and young […]

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mikeromard on November 16th, 2008

Nutrition is a key study at any grade, but my current grade 3s are studying it in detail. I’ve always found BrainPopJr and BrainPop to be great clever and age-appropriate places to begin. Ask your teacher about your school account and password. BrainPopJr Movie Food Pyramid – A good introduction to food and effects of […]

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Mike Romard on April 24th, 2007

Following our social studies SpaceQuest studies, I was intrigued by the recent discovery of a planet that is similar to Earth in another solar system nearby (it’s only 20.5 light years away). By close I mean, it would take about 21 years to get there if we can make a ship travel at the speed […]

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Mike Romard on April 18th, 2007

Yes, it’s true. We watched this powerful documentary produced by former vice-president Al Gore. We were worried if our ninety fifth graders could sit still and watch the ninety minute film. Boy, were we surprised. We had to cut the film a few minutes short, so they could rush to their following class only to […]

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Mike Romard on April 2nd, 2007

Obviously, our Earth isn’t getting any healthier and I was quite excited to learn about biofeuls a few years ago. Then, on my holidays I read a local newspaper indicating that fossil feuls may be a safer source of energy than biofeuls. Of course, I scoffed at first. But, then this second article on the […]

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